Team Behind FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS Debuts Vampire Mockumentary WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS Trailer; Looks Like Hilarious, Dry Fun

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Personally, I absolutely loved HBO’s The Flight of the Conchords. That dry, witty sense of humor was perfectly in line with the kinds of comedies that I dig. With that said, it’s safe to say I was over the moon when it was announced that the team behind the hit show was making a “mockumentary” […]

New [REC] 4: APOCALYPSE Stills Show Quite A Bit Of Gore; Virus Spreads Globally!

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We’re all big fans of the [REC] series, and when we were sent a batch of brand new stills from the upcoming [REC] 4: APOCALYPSE (coming January 2nd via Magnet Releasing) we just had to show them to you fright fanatics. The film, which takes the original film’s reporter, Angela, out of the apartment building and […]

Review: DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS. DEAD

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Tommy Wirkola’s 2009 spectacularly gory Nazi zombie film, DEAD SNOW, left quite the impression on horror fans, with its heavy on the practical effects and even heavier on the comedy side of horror approach. While  the film dealing with a group of Norwegian friends unleashing a horde of zombies wanting their blessed gold back left […]

Fright Rags Aiming To PUNISH With PRE-ORDER Of Their Epic SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT 30th Anniversary Collection; Releasing This December!

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For you Christmas horror-loving fright fanatics out there, it’s time to wet your pants! Really, get a change of underwear before reading on….got ‘em? Ok. The gang at Fright Rags is at it again, with the newly announced pre-order announcement of their 30th Anniversary SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT collection, featuring enough SNDN swag to make […]

PARANORMAN: It’s Pretty Much Just SILENT HILL Jr.

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I’ve finally gotten to an age where I feel worldly enough to share my knowledge of cinema with my younger family members, rather than be the one depending on other people to expose me to new films.  Of course I’ll always be looking for unseen flicks from other people, but there’s something magical about showing […]

Anchor Bay Bringing Pulp-Noir To The Masses When BAD TURN WORSE Hits DVD/Bluray This January!

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If there’s a subgenre of films that I adore as much as horror, it’s the Crime/Mystery one. I’m a sucker for pulpy, Noir-toned crime films in which things get worse and worse as the movie goes on, and films like The Coen Bros.’ BLOOD SIMPLE are some of my all time favorites. I eat and breathe […]

Bluray Review: TALES FROM THE CRYPT/VAULT OF HORROR

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Making their Bluray debut here in the U.S., Amicus Films’ film adaptions of TALES FROM THE CRYPT and VAULT OF HORROR scores well, courtesy of Scream Factory. The two anthology films,featuring excellent short stories pulled right from the classic E.C. Comics, look better than ever, and in the case of VAULT OF HORROR, offers viewers three […]

Beyond Fright Review: THE CONGRESS

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*Editor’s note: Friend of Icons of Fright, Derek Smith, tackled this review of Drafthouse Films’ THE CONGRESS for us. Be sure to check out his site (linked at the bottom) for his experiences taking on classic films for the first time!-Jerry Mankind by default is a selfish breed. We do our best to survive, with our […]